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  • Cannes Film Review: 'Party Girl'

    The title may suggest a cute indie comedy about the angsty pitfalls of young womanhood, the sort that might feature Greta Gerwig or Lena Dunham, but the subject of "Party Girl" has many more years, and heartaches, under her not-so-chic belt. This...
  • Talent, Execs Making Waves in Ecuador's Burgeoning Film Biz

    Diego Araujo, writer-director His helming debut "Feriado," sold by M-Appeal, became the first Ecuadorian pic to have a world premiere at the Berlinale. Araujo has written and directed several shorts, docus and commercials. He's developing three pics...
  • CANNES: Bill Murray's 'Rock the Kasbah' Sells to Sony for International Territories

    Bill Murray's upcoming comedy "Rock the Kasbah" has scored sales from QED to Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions for the U.K., Latin America, Spain and Eastern Europe. Bill Block's QED launched foreign sales at the European Film Market. Production...
  • CANNES: Zeitgeist Films Picks up U.S. Rights To Volker Schlondorff's 'Diplomacy' (EXCLUSIVE)

    CANNES- New York-based distributor Zeitgeist Films has acquired U.S. rights to Volker Schlondorff's historical drama "Diplomacy" from Gaumont. Taking place on the day Paris was liberated by the Allies, "Diplomacy" chronicles the tense confrontation...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Of Men and War'

    The devastating toll of post-traumatic stress disorder inflicted by the Iraq and Afghanistan wars on U.S. soldiers is vividly presented in "Of Men and War," a slow-burn documentary from France's Laurent Becue-Renard. Over a lengthy running time,...
  • CANNES: First Image from Omer Fast's 'Remainder' Starring Tom Sturridge

    LONDON -- The first image has been released of "Remainder" (above), which was penned and is being helmed by visual artist Omer Fast. Pic, which stars Tom Sturridge, is being sold by The Match Factory. Pic shoots over six weeks on location in London and...
  • Marion Cotillard on Her 'Two Days, One Night' Role: 'I Had Written Her Whole Life Before We Meet Her'

    It is the voice -- lilting, lightly French-accented -- that one notices first, even before fully registering the famous face. You notice it because, in the movies, Marion Cotillard so rarely sounds like herself, whether affecting Edith Piaf's nasal warble...
  • Hollywood Calling for a New Generation of German Directors

    Martin Moszkowicz, who heads up film and TV production at Germany's Constantin Film and is its exec board chairman, recently has been getting a lot of calls from L.A. talent agents inquiring after Teutonic helmers. "There is strong demand for German...
  • Review: 'Child's Pose' ★★★★

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    "Child's Pose" sounds like something simple and easy, but don't be fooled. This stunning film from Romania, exceptionally written, directed and acted and winner of the Berlin Film Festival's prestigious Golden Bear, is anything but uncomplicated. A...
  • Media Luna Picks Up Samuli Valkama's 'No Thank You'

    LONDON -- Sales company Media Luna has acquired Samuli Valkama's comedy-drama "No Thank You," which is based on Anna-Leena Harkonen's novel "Ei Kiitos." "No Thank You" centers on Heli, whose husband is impervious to her charms, preferring computer games...
  • Festival Notebook: Jerusalem Keeps Its Cool Amid Rocket Attacks

    I was still on the road to Jerusalem -- where I had been invited to serve as a member of the documentary jury at this year's Jerusalem Film Festival -- last Thursday, when the first air raid siren sounded. "Can you hear it?" asked the driver charged...